Burg Simpson E-News: February 2020

Burg Simpson E-News: February 2020

By Burg Simpson
February 13, 2020
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Complex Business and Commercial Litigation, Construction Defects, Dangerous Drugs & Medical Devices, Mass Tort, Class Action, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, and Workers’ Compensation
5280 Magazine Recognizes
Denver’s Top Lawyers for 2020
Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine is pleased to announce that
5280 Magazine as Denver’s Top Lawyers in the region for 2020!
Read more about 5280’s Top Lawyers here.
Medical Malpractice: When There is a Failure to Diagnose
Law Week Colorado  recently published an article in their annual Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice issue about the failure to diagnose postpartum preeclampsia by Burg Simpson trial lawyers Scott J. Eldredge and Marc C. Johnson .
Mr. Eldredge and Mr. Johnson focus their practice primarily on complex medical malpractice cases with a particular emphasis on birth injury cases.
Fighting the Good Fight
Brian K. Matise, a shareholder and trial lawyer with Burg Simpson’s commercial litigation team, recently prevailed on a jury verdict on all claims for breach of contract and fraud against two different defendants and received a substantial damage award.
The case involved a dispute over title to a residential property. Burg Simpson’s client had leased the property under a real estate contract with an option to buy. Our client lived in the house, made a significant down payment, and complied with all the terms of the contract. When the time came for the other parties to honor our clients’ option to purchase the property, they refused to sign over the title.
The other parties to the case were presented with an opportunity to settle this case last spring for just the title to the house, but they refused. As a result, Mr. Matise fought for his client by taking the case to trial. Subsequently, the jury found in favor of our client, and the verdict included $320,000 in damages for fraud.
Mr. Matise’s legal experience includes all aspects of general civil practice with an emphasis on complex commercial litigation, mass tort product liability litigation, special district and homeowner association law, and insurance coverage litigation. Mr. Matise has successfully tried over a dozen cases to a jury verdict or judgment and obtained several million dollars in settlements for clients.
The Impact of Social Media
on the Vaping Crisis
Channel 4 News recently interviewed Burg Simpson shareholder Seth A. Katz about the ongoing vaping crisis and specifically how JUUL has used social media to promote their products to teens. Mr. Katz is currently representing several young clients whose health has been impacted by their addiction to vaping.
See the Channel 4 News Interview with Seth Katz Here
Mr. Katz focuses his practice primarily in the areas of complex, pharmaceutical mass tort, and class action litigation including consumer protection, securities fraud, products liability, and commercial litigation. In addition to his varied professional experience, Mr. Katz is a frequent speaker on electronic discovery, class actions, and pharmaceutical litigation.
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